UNHCR - The UN Refugee Agency  The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees coordinates international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. The website offers maps, statistics, documents, images and country specific information on many aspects of refugee life. The teachers’ section offers a range of lesson plans, videos and poster resources.

UNHCR - The UN Refugee Agency The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees coordinates international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. The website offers maps, statistics, documents, images and country specific information on many aspects of refugee life. The teachers’ section offers a range of lesson plans, videos and poster resources.

Refugee families need your help now. ACCIONES DE ACNUR

Refugee families need your help now

More than 2m have fled Syria - UN look!

More than 2m have fled Syria - UN

The UN's refugee agency says two million Syrians are now refugees, as the US and France push for military action over chemical weapons claims.

"Syria refugees to reach 700,000 by year's end - UNHCR-The UN's refugee agency has warned that as many as 700,000 people could have fled Syria by the end of the year, a huge increase on its previous estimate..."

UN set for 700,000 Syria refugees

Khaled stands with his father at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, in this Save the Children handout photo taken on August 30

Aboard an overloaded ship carrying more than 500 refugees, a young woman becomes an unlikely hero. This single, powerful story, told by Melissa Fleming of the UN's refugee agency, gives a human face to the sheer numbers of human beings trying to escape to better lives ... as the refugee ships keep coming ...

Aboard an overloaded ship carrying more than 500 refugees, a young woman becomes an unlikely hero. This single, powerful story, told by Melissa Fleming of th.

Scammers Impersonating the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Donation Page: Scammers have put up a phishing The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) web page, impersonating the legitimate one at http://donate.unhcr.org/syria/. The scammers aim is to trick persons into making a donation with their credit cards, which seems will go to the people of Syria. But, this fake page was designed to steal your credit card information....

Scammers Impersonating the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Donation Page

Scammers Impersonating the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Donation Page: Scammers have put up a phishing The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) web page, impersonating the legitimate one at http://donate.unhcr.org/syria/. The scammers aim is to trick persons into making a donation with their credit cards, which seems will go to the people of Syria. But, this fake page was designed to steal your credit card information....

Three separate shipwrecks in the Mediterranean south of Italy in recent days are thought to have claimed the lives of more than 700 people, officials from the UN's refugee agency said.

Migrants sit in their boat during a rescue operation by Italian Navy vessels off the coastOver 480 asylum seekers and refugees were rescued in the Mediterranean on Saturday as they attempted the perilous crossing from north Africa, with seven bodies.

Melissa Fleming of the UN's Refugee Agency shares some ways to help refugees right now.

Melissa Fleming of the UN's Refugee Agency shares some ways to help refugees right now.

Melissa Fleming: A boat carrying 500 refugees sunk at sea. The story of two survivors | TED Talk | TED.com

Aboard an overloaded ship carrying more than 500 refugees, a young woman becomes an unlikely hero. This single, powerful story, told by Melissa Fleming of the UN’s refugee agency, gives a hum…

War in Syria  This isn’t just “War in Syria”. This is the mass exodus of people from Yarmouk, a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus that has been under siege by the Assad government and military since 2013. Yarmouk, where ISIS is now trying to make theirs. That is the victim of barrel bombs launched by a brutal regime. Fuck you and your war porn. Taking a picture of thousands of people fleeing their homes and haphazardly describing it as “war in Syria”

This is the mass exodus of people from Yarmouk (Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus that has been under siege by the Assad Government since Yarmouk, where ISIS is now trying to make theirs; that is the victim of barrel bombs launched by a brutal regime

' It's the "biggest humanitarian emergency of our era," according to the UN's refugee agency .. In June, the UN reported that the Syrian war was largely responsible for the number of displaced people worldwide—defined as refugees, asylum-seekers, and internally displaced people—surpassing 50 million for the first time since World War II.' See also: http://www.filmsforaction.org/watch/where-are-the-syrian-refugees/

Almost Half of Syria's Population Has Been Uprooted

UN Refugee Agency to Block Canadian Efforts to Resettle Syrian Christians The UN has an agenda. The agenda is not refugees, it's islamic invasion. 12-15-14

UN Refugee Agency to Block Canadian Efforts to Resettle Syrian Christians The UN has an agenda. The agenda is not refugees, it's islamic invasion.

In 2015, some 1,015,078 people had crossed the Mediterranean Sea, according to figures from the UN's refugee agency.

This interactive map shows the extent of the global refugee crisis

In some people had crossed the Mediterranean Sea, according to figures from the UN's refugee agency.

Angelina Jolie appointed special envoy of UNHCR chief.  GENEVA, April 17 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency announced on Tuesday that actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie will take on a new and expanded role for UNHCR as Special Envoy of High Commissioner.  During a decade of service as Goodwill Ambassador Jolie has conducted more than 40 field visits around the world, becoming an expert on the phenomenon of forced displacement and a tireless advocate on behalf of refugees. LOVE THIS WOMAN.

Angelina Jolie appointed special envoy of UNHCR chief. GENEVA, April 17 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency announced on Tuesday that actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie will take on a new and expanded role for UNHCR as Special Envoy of High Commissioner. During a decade of service as Goodwill Ambassador Jolie has conducted more than 40 field visits around the world, becoming an expert on the phenomenon of forced displacement and a tireless advocate on behalf of refugees. LOVE THIS WOMAN.

laiba Hazrat, age 6. Candid photos of Afghan refugee children playing in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

21 Powerful Portraits Of Afghan Refugee Children

Afghan refugee girl, laiba Hazrat, poses for a picture, while playing with other children in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. - TIME’s Best Pictures of the Week

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